18 Vintage Motorhomes – They Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To

These amazing motorhomes were once found roaming the streets. Check out their unique designs, almost all built on a Ford or Chevrolet chassis.

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  1. 1926 Motor Home
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2. Home made motor home 1929

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3. A 1909 ‘picnic tender’ complete with refrigerator, stove and folding table.

autohomes_01_12004. 1924 Custom-built motor home in Ohio.

 

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5. The sides of this 1920 trailer dropped down to make two canvas-covered sleeping compartments for four people.

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6. This pop up trailer was featured in the 1939 edition of Popular Mechanic.

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7. 1920’s Model T Cottage Conversion

autohomes_04_1200autohomes_03_12008. 1926 Detroit Family in their Custom Motorhome, traveling to Florida

autohomes_06_1200autohomes_05_12009. Gospel Car Number 1 belonged to a preacher and his family. Came with a mobile pulpit and organ. These photos were taken in 1919.

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10. The Shoreland Tandem Town and Country, made by Streamlite, was a great attraction at the 1947-48 at the Sport and Travel Show in Chicago, Illinois. Designer Donald Hamm styled the thirty-footer to match Chrysler’s Town and Country woodie.

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11. 1920s RV

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12. 1918 Camper – Pull out picnic table and roll up curtains.

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13. 1921 Motorhome

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14. Family Displaying Custom Chevrolet Motor Home 1924 in Texas.

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15. 1920s RV

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16. 1935 House on Wheels

 

534b4117fed154877755b74c082b37dd17. 1920s RV made from a single Douglas Fir log.

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18. Vintage Teardrop Trailer.

If you love these RVs, check out this vintage RV patent poster:

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